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Enviro-Mich message from Geoffrey Habron <habrong@msu.edu>

Greetings! Dunno if this meets the "Michigan" criteria for the list, but 
would like to distribute funding options to MI groups.  Are there any such 
groups on the list addressing environmental justice issues?  :)

>EPA Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
>                            March 09, 2001 deadline
>                       OVERVIEW
>                       The Office of Environmental Justice's Small Grants 
> Program was established in
>                       1994 to provide financial assistance to eligible 
> community groups (i.e.,
>                       community-based/grassroots organizations, churches, 
> schools, other non-profit
>                       organizations, local governments, tribal 
> governments that are working on or
>                       plan to carry out projects to address environmental 
> justice issues.
>The purpose of this grant program is to provide financial assistance to 
>eligible community
>                            groups and federally recognized tribal 
> governments that are working on or plan to
>                            implement projects to address environmental 
> justice issues. Preference for awards will be
>                            given to community-based or grassroots 
> organizations that are working on local solutions
>                            to local environmental problems. Funds can be 
> used to develop a new activity or
>                            substantially improve the quality of existing 
> programs that have a direct impact on affected
>                            communities.

Geoffrey Habron			Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife	Department of Sociology	
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East Lansing, MI 48824		East Lansing, MI 48824
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